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Electrical Quantity Surveyor - Amsterdam

  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + accommodation, flights, living allowance
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Function: Quantity Surveyor
  • Contact: Sarah Ford
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 17 March 2024
  • Job Ref: 32601/001_1708077433

Job Title: Electrical Quantity Surveyor (Data Centre Project)

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Company Overview: My client is a leading consultancy specialising in delivering innovative solutions in project management across various sectors. We are currently seeking a highly skilled Electrical Quantity Surveyor to contribute to our exciting data centre project in Amsterdam. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are passionate about electrical engineering and project management, seeking to make a significant impact in the ever-evolving field of data centre infrastructure.

Position Overview: As an Electrical Quantity Surveyor, you will play a crucial role in the successful execution of our data centre project in Amsterdam. You will be responsible for managing all aspects related to electrical quantity surveying, ensuring accurate cost estimation, procurement, and cost control throughout the project lifecycle. Your expertise will be pivotal in maintaining project efficiency, managing budgets, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct detailed quantity take-offs and cost estimations for electrical components of the data centre project.
  • Collaborate with the project team to develop accurate project budgets and cost plans.
  • Source and evaluate subcontractor quotations, negotiating contracts to ensure cost-effectiveness and quality.
  • Monitor project expenditure, providing timely cost reports and forecasts to stakeholders.
  • Identify potential cost-saving opportunities and value engineering solutions without compromising project quality.
  • Review and approve variations, ensuring they align with project requirements and budgets.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, regulations, and best practices in electrical quantity surveying.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as an Electrical Quantity Surveyor, preferably within the construction or data centre industry.
  • Strong understanding of electrical systems, components, and installations.
  • Proficiency in quantity take-off software and MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to collaborate across multidisciplinary teams.
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in Dutch is advantageous but not required.
  • Right to work in Netherlands


  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge projects in the data centre industry.
  • Health and wellness benefits.
  • Flexible work arrangements.